Assisted Living Worker - Temp 3 Month Contract

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Chartwell Birchwood Retirement Residence
45650 Patten Avenue, Chilliwack, British Columbia V2P 1S4
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Contract (Part-Time)
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Ref: 11072-11-135927
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November 26, 2022

At Chartwell, we’re all about Making People’s Lives Better for our residents, their families, and our employees. Join an exceptional group of diverse, caring, and passionate people who are inspired to make a difference in their own lives and are dedicated to delivering an experience that is personalized, memorable and feels like home for more than 30,000 residents across the country.

 

The Assisted Living worker is responsible for assisting the Residents with the activities of daily living in a safe and caring manner.  As a member of the Assisted Living team, they support and encourage the residents to build self-esteem, promote independence, and protect their rights to autonomy and dignity.

 

The responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:

  • Provides services and maintains professional interactions with residents, families and co-workers in a respectful manner.
  • Reports unsafe situations and feedback related to residents care and service to the designated supervisor.
  • Develops and maintains a professional relationship with residents, families, community partners and guests
  • Observes all policies and procedures, work standards and safety regulations. Health and Safety, fire/emergency policies and procedures of the facility
  • Performs and records information as directed;
  • Assists and attends to resident special needs and activities of daily living including support with personal hygiene, showering/bathing and dressing;
  • Provides dietary support for dining room service, bussing, dishwashing services and meal preparations assigned in accordance with established work routines;
  • Maintains work and storage areas in a clean, safe and sanitary manner;
  • Provides personal laundry services for residents in accordance with established work routines;
  • Operates and cleans equipment, furniture and cleans and maintains all areas related to residents as per
  • work routines;
  • Provides medications according to the home’s policies and procedures for medication administration and / or medication reminders;
  • Provides assistance to mobilize and transfer residents.

The ideal candidates will possess:

  • Experience supporting seniors with ADL’s.  Experience working in an assisted living environment is an asset;
  • Successful completion of secondary school or equivalent;
  • Preferred post secondary education in related care fields of PSW / HCA / DSW Certification;
  • Successful completion of a Resident Care Aide Program with Medication Coursel
  • Active with the BC Care Aide and Community Health Worker Registry;
  • Customer service oriented;
  • Ability to maintain effective interpersonal and team relationships;
  • Conflict resolution skills;
  • Demonstrate empathy and understanding of the needs of seniors;
  • Ability to multi-task;
  • Must be able to respond to emergency situations.

Candidates must be available to work Days and Weekends.
To apply please email your CV/resume to ktruman@chartwell.com

Chartwell recognizes the importance of immunization to protect our residents, staff and others from COVID-19. As such, subject to any accommodation required by applicable human rights legislation, it will be a condition of employment that all new hires have received all required doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada.


Chartwell’s commitment to diversity and inclusivity is a commitment to hire people whose skills and abilities contribute the most to the success of the organization and who reflect the communities in which we live and work.


Chartwell Retirement Residences is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from a wide range of qualified candidates, including persons with disabilities. If you have questions or require assistance with the application process, please email accessibility@chartwell.com or call 1-888-663-6448.


We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.


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